Catalyse the datasphere, by enabling data centre architects and IT professionals to deliver trusted performance, solid reliability, ironclad enterprise security with a lower TCO even in demanding 24×7 operations.

The Exos Difference

Designed to handle the most rigorous workloads with capacities up to 16 TB, the Seagate Exos enterprise class drives are perfect high-reliability solutions for servers, storage systems, and business-centric NAS systems. Whatever your applications, there’s an Exos drive for it.

Introducing the First 16 TB Hard Drive

The Seagate® Exos X16 enterprise drive is designed for maximum storage capacity and the highest rack-space efficiency. Protected with Seagate Secureand delivering up to 16 TB capacity, the Exos X16 delivers the greatest efficiencies and highest storage densities of the datasphere.

Exos E


Trusted. Efficient. Versatile.

For everything Enterprise storage, there’s Exos E — the safest and most powerful way to traverse the datasphere and harness its full potential. Always on and always working, the Exos E series of hard drives is loaded with advanced options for optimal performance, reliability, security and user-definable storage management. Built on generations of industry-defining innovation, Exos E is designed to work and perform consistently in enterprise-class workloads.

Exos 7E8


Quickly access and store bulk-data with field-proven ninth-generation technology and dependably fast random performance in a standard and familiar 3.5-inch footprint.

• Up to 8 TB capacity, SAS or SATA interface

• Easy integration into replicated or RAID bulk storage systems

• Supports enterprise-class nearline workloads of up 550 TB/yr

• Advanced Write Cache translates into the industry’s best response times and the fastest data transfers

• Seagate Secure capabilities ensure authentic and trusted products from a secure supply chain, available with hardware-based encryption (SED),Instant Secure Erase (ISE), TAA compliance and FIPS 140-2.

Exos 7E2


1 TB and 2 TB, 3.5-inch Exos 7E2 series enterprise drives are industry-leading hard drives with ninth-generation nearline technology.*

• SATA 6 Gb/s interface (512 native) for easy integration into 512 native legacy systems

• Engineered for reliable 24×7 unstructured data workloads of 550 TB/yr

• Industry-leading rotational vibration for consistent performance in multi-drive systems

• On-demand PowerChoice feature enables lower power options



Scalable. Responsive. Innovative.

For everything hyperscale, there’s ExosTM X — the most powerful way to access the datasphere and harness the full potential of the cloud. Exos X16, Exos X12, and Exos X10 enterprise hard drives integrate the latest technology in support of a scalable, secure, and reliable cloud data centre.* Specifically designed to work in highly scalable environments requiring low power consumption and weight, the Exos X series hard drives perform consistently while scaling to meet the stringent TCO requirements of most cloud-based data centres.

Exos X16 Series

• Stores up to 12.8 PB in a 42U rack with helium technology

• Leading sustained data rate 261 MB/s

• Random write of 440 IOP/s

• Reduced complexity with FastFormat™

• Reduced TCO with low weight of 670g and 0.31 W/TB

• 550 TB/yr — 10× the workload rating of desktop drives

• Seagate Secure® encryption technology

Exos X12 Series

• Stores up to 10 PB in a single 42U rack with helium technology

• Advanced Write Caching provides a 20% performance boost*

• Up to 21% improvement in IOPS/watt

• Customised with PowerChoice and RAID Rebuild®

• 550 TB/yr — 10× the workload rating of desktop drives

• Seagate Secure® encryption technology

 Exos X10 Series

• Stores up to 9 PB in a single 42U rack with helium technology

• Advanced Write Caching provides a 20% performance boost*

• Perfect for OLTP and HPC applications

• Hyperscale SATA model tuned for large data transfers

• Proven reliability backed by 2.5M-hr MTBF

• Lowest 10 TB power consumption

• Up to 6% savings per rack per year*

Best-Fit Applications

• Hyperscale applications/cloud data centres

• Massive scale-out data centres OLTP and HPC applications

• High-capacity density RAID storage

• Mainstream enterprise external storage arrays

• Distributed file systems, including Hadoop and Ceph

• Enterprise backup and restore — D2D, virtual tape centralised surveillance

Built-in Data Protection

• Seagate Secure Instant Secure Erase drives simplify drive repurposing and disposal, protect data-at-rest and help comply with corporate and federal data security mandates.

• Prevent unauthorised access and safeguard stored data with three levels of security, including Secure Downloads & Diagnostics (SD&D), TCG compliant Self-Encrypting Drive and government-grade FIPS/Common Criteria tamper-resistant hard drive. *

Data Management Made Easy

• Simplify infrastructure management with the FastFormat feature for advanced format (4Kn and 512e)

• Unprecedented power savings during idle times with PowerChoice technology for TCO improvement

• Use Instant Secure Erase for easy drive disposal and re-purposing if and when needed

EXOS 7E2 Capacity: 1TB, 2TB

EXOS 7E8 Capacity: 3TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB

EXOS X10 Capacity: 10TB

EXOS X12 Capacity: 12TB

EXOS X16 Capacity: 16TB

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